https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27744

           Summary: Add the neuter gender
           Product: MediaWiki
           Version: 1.18-svn
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: enhancement
          Priority: Normal
         Component: Internationalization
        AssignedTo: wikibugs-l@lists.wikimedia.org
        ReportedBy: bugzilla.wikime...@publi.purodha.net
                CC: bugzilla.wikime...@publi.purodha.net


Currently, we have gender support for
- the male gender
- the female gender
- gender unknown (although caguely attributed "neutral" in the code sometimes)

Many germanic languages, including English, require the neuter gender at times,
such as when having to make a distinction between:
- (Missis Smith) "she"
- (Mister Miller) "he"
- (a bot program, a person nicknamed by a word of neuter gender) "it"

Gender agnostic wordings such as "user xyzzy" fits them all and is not outright
wrong in the neuter gender case, but having the correct grammatical gender at
hand even in these comaparatively rare cases will be much better language use.

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